Book Reviews

age 10+
Boy king tries to give kids same rights as adults.
By Janusz Korczak
(2004)
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age 14+
Complex, intense story is OK for mature teens.
By Meg Rosoff
(2007)
age 9+
Funny, moving, thoughtful small-town life.
By Deborah Wiles
(2007)
age 14+
A kind of "Dangerous Liaisons" for teenagers.
By Robert Cormier
(1974)
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age 9+
Classic story of the power of positive thinking.
By Eleanor H. Porter
(2004)
age 4+
Delightful story is a surefire attention-grabber.
By Jon Scieszka
(1996)
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age 5+
Magical fairy tale weaves rich tapestry for all.
By Julie Andrews Edwards
(2006)
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age 16+
Brilliant but mature classic explores racism, gender, power.
By Toni Morrison
(1977)
age 14+
One of the greatest novels of the 20th century.
By J. D. Salinger
(1969)
age 9+
Scrooge learns compassion in granddaddy of Christmas tales.
By Charles Dickens
(2005)
age 8+
Gorgeous holiday treasure for school-age kids.
By Dylan Thomas
(2005)
age 12+
Stunning classic examines racism -- and justice.
By Harper Lee
(1960)
age 4+
Captivating artwork makes classic wolf tale howl.
By Jerry Pinkney
(2007)
age 10+
A rare treat for young book lovers.
By Lewis Buzbee
(2008)
age 15+
Wildly inventive, wonderful fairy tales for mature teens.
By Laini Taylor
(2009)
age 5+
Exquisite watercolors bring magic to this classic story.
By Sylvia Long
(2010)
age 4+
Adventures of young Man in the Moon a perfect bedtime read.
By William Joyce
(2011)
age 9+
Girl's vivid imagination, kindness enrich all-time classic.
By Frances Hodgson Burnett
(1998)
age 17+
Kesey's great madhouse epic best for older teens.
By Ken Kesey
(2002)
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age 14+
American classic captures romance, debauchery of Jazz Age.
By F. Scott Fitzgerald
(1925)

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